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Sgtsuneded's Vader WIP

Post by sgtsunedead » Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:30 pm

Thought I would Come out an Officially Announce That I've Got my own Darth Vader In the works

I'll start posting Progress photos as soon as I start having progress worth showing

Working on the Empire Strikes Back version

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Post by Mowskwoz » Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:09 am

Looking forward to seeing the progress. I know you have been wanting to do this for a long time.
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Post by Husky » Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:37 pm

Sweet!!!
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Post by drbones2nd » Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:48 pm

So, do you enjoy being miserable?? If so, your going to love being Vader... :lol:

Good luck on your build, it will be nice having another sith lord in our garrison. There are soooo many events in your neck of the woods that Vader is much needed. Not enough of us to go around.
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Re: Sgtsuneded's Vader WIP

Post by Mr Fett » Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:55 pm

drbones2nd wrote:So, do you enjoy being miserable?? If so, your going to love being Vader... :lol:
ALL of us costume because we like whatever costume we own, not because we actually expect to be comfortable in it. :lol:

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Post by sgtsunedead » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:19 am

Mr Fett wrote:ALL of us costume because we like whatever costume we own, not because we actually expect to be comfortable in it. :lol:
Amen to that :lol:

Update: Finished the Prototype Cod piece although I fear I may have made the inner design to wide :(
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Also Blew The dust off my old Pair of shin guards back from my convention days
http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg52 ... 747531.jpg
Are these ok? or should I perhaps Go searching for a new pair?

Currently Stitching together the Gimp suit and Gloves Upper Torso is done and working on the bottom when I get over Pneumonia

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Post by Husky » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:22 am

He's a Tusken. He's used to being miserable.
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Post by Lumpy » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:29 am

My suggestion is to post those photos on the Sith Lord Detachment forums (if you haven't already). They would be much better able to say what's acceptable and what's not. :thumbs:

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Post by drbones2nd » Wed Feb 19, 2014 3:30 pm

I would say that certain costumes are definetely more uncomfortable than others. Wearing a leather, black body suit, covered by armor and two capes in 90 degree weather is definetely more uncomfortable than a jedi or a TK.

Just ask Eric after he did vader one time at the white caps game last year. His words" never, never, never again!!" lol. He quickly changed back into his TK and never looked back.

To see the look on his face taking off that helmet was priceless...

Now having said that, I do love being vader but if size permitted, I would love to do a TK in conjunction.

Like lumpy stated, sign up with Sith Lord detachment and go to WIP section and post your photos there. Experts there .
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Post by Mr Fett » Wed Feb 19, 2014 3:43 pm

I can think of 2 local TKs who are 6’5” range. Unlike every single other Stormtrooper, they get the “Aren’t you a little tall for a Stormtrooper?” line.

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Post by drbones2nd » Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:27 pm

In reality, I know it can be done, but lets face it, at 6'6" it looks a bit goofy. Especially if I am taller than the vader :lol:
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Post by Mr Fett » Wed Feb 19, 2014 5:20 pm

This is oh, so true. :lol:

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Post by Flash » Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:03 pm

I've have most of the Vader costume that I wear when I do the Darth Gonzo (Complete without bucket and boots). Its the worst costume to wear and I dont wish it on anyone. Wearing a TK is like a bathing suit after wearing Darth in the same day. Buckets off to you Darth costumers.

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Post by Lumpy » Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:13 pm

Having trooped over 100 events as both Vader and Chewie - it's not even close!!!! Other than the stilts, my Chewie costume is a snap compared to Vader!!!

All that being said, just know what your getting into!!! :lol: :thumbs:

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Post by drbones2nd » Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:23 pm

Flash wrote:I've have most of the Vader costume that I wear when I do the Darth Gonzo (Complete without bucket and boots). Its the worst costume to wear and I dont wish it on anyone. Wearing a TK is like a bathing suit after wearing Darth in the same day. Buckets off to you Darth costumers.
Bless you Flash. You just earned yourself a coctail on me :cheers:
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Post by Husky » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:40 pm

Mr Fett wrote:I can think of 2 local TKs who are 6’5” range. Unlike every single other Stormtrooper, they get the “Aren’t you a little tall for a Stormtrooper?” line.
Better than "aren't you a little fat for a stormtrooper?"
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Re: Sgtsuneded's Vader WIP

Post by Mr Fett » Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:55 pm

Kcjohnson wrote:
Mr Fett wrote:I can think of 2 local TKs who are 6’5” range. Unlike every single other Stormtrooper, they get the “Aren’t you a little tall for a Stormtrooper?” line.
Better than "aren't you a little fat for a stormtrooper?"
I haven't heard that one before.

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Post by sgtsunedead » Sat Feb 22, 2014 5:17 pm

Lumpy wrote:My suggestion is to post those photos on the Sith Lord Detachment forums (if you haven't already). They would be much better able to say what's acceptable and what's not. :thumbs:
Thanks for the Tip Lumpy getting lots of Valuable Feed back from them :thumbs:

Update: 6 spools of black thread later and I've Finished the Quilting for the legs now just to turn them into something resembling pants

also Question to all the Vaders out there which is better for the body suit? one piece or Two Piece?

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Post by drbones2nd » Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:04 pm

I have a two piece but would prefer the one piece. It just looks better. Got mine from custom props and love the material. Make sure to spend a little extra and get the real leather, not the faux crap. It is way more comfortable and breathes.
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